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From Erik Hatcher <li...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Directory readonly implementation in a ZIP file via HTTP [FILE]
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2003 16:09:37 GMT
I'm interested in building an index and embedding it on a CD-ROM and 
having an applet search the index.  No HTTP involved.  Lukus, would 
your work enable that use?  If so, I'm very pleased!

If not, are others doing this type of thing by embedding an index on a 
CD and using it from an applet?

	Erik


On Monday, January 13, 2003, at 11:02  AM, Otis Gospodnetic wrote:
> Lukas (and anyone else who thought about searching a zipped index),
>
> Maybe I just don't know enough about this, but wouldn't a ZipDirectory
> implementation really only be suitable for small indices anyway?
> Would anyone want to search a large zipped index?
> If not kept in memory, such an index would have to be unzipped all the
> time, and if it's big unzipping would take a long time, and therefore
> the searches would take a long time.
> Am I missing something here?
>
> Erik, you were interested in this, too.  Am I wrong?
>
> Thanks,
> Otis


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